Camden Crawl is one of the most exciting and innovative festival experiences the UK has to offer. With venues spread across London hotspot Camden, including some iconic venues like the Barfly and the Electric Ballroom.
Started as a conduit to showcase the best emerging artists alongside surprise guests and seminal legends to die-hard music lovers, music industry and media under one umbrella, the Crawl has always prided itself in making live music affordable and accessible to everyone. Equally, with an aim to grow community between the artists appearing, fans and the new music promoters behind the scenes, the festival has retained its policy to democratically book talent via its eclectic committee of tastemakers and promote its artists on a level playing field. To enhance exposure for performers and create unique value for punters, the Crawl ticket price traditionally includes a free download compilation, programme guide and magazine featuring it’s curators and artists appearing.
In 2007, the festival expanded across a weekend and has, by day, become a sprawling carnival-style arts festival featuring comedy & spoken word, short film, pop quizzes, busking, acoustic performances, workshops, karaoke, exhibitions and more. By night, the two mile-long stretch of pavement assumes its position as an all out live music extravaganza playing host to more than 200 of the best new talents performing across the area’s infamous venues.
The Camden Crawl has grown from a 5 venue and 20 artist affair to an event which included more than 50 venues and 250 artists and events in 2011. One ticket (available as a weekend pass or day ticket) is exchanged for a wristband at a main entrance point and allows unlimited access to all Crawl venues, outdoor arena, after show parties and daytime activities.
We spent last year’s festival checking out amazing new bands, getting heavily drunk, oh and moshing with OFWGKTA! This year looks like it’s going to be another great couple of days, with some brilliant artists gracing the stages!
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With two ways of purchasing tickets there is no reason for you to not come along!